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Produced in ointment or cream form, bactroban is a topical antibiotic used for cuts, scrapes and suture areas to promote healing and prevent infection. It can be used on post surgical sites such as the scalp after a hair transplant. It is usually given for 5 days. It does not treat viral infections.

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